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In Post-Olympics Brazil, a Political Coup Is No Game


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In Post-Olympics Brazil, a Political Coup Is No Game

Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan

The Olympic torch in Rio de Janeiro has been extinguished, and the global spotlight has left Brazil. In the shadow of the Games, an extraordinary event has taken place, largely ignored in the U.S. media: a coup d’etat against Brazil’s democratically elected president, Dilma Rousseff. Brazil is the fifth-most populous country in the world, with one of its largest economies. Like many Latin American nations, it suffered under a military dictatorship for decades, emerging as a young democracy only 30 years ago.


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This article shows who the real enemies of democracy are.


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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan:

"...the people of Brazil deserve a swift repudiation of this coup, by all governments, but most importantly by President Barack Obama and those presidential candidates who aspire to replace him."

Neither Obama nor Clinton is going to repudiate this coup. Obama's administration is likely complicit in supporting it to get Brazil out of BRICS, which is a threat to the dollar as the world reserve currency; and, will eventually cause the dollar to fall (perhaps rapidly); and, threaten the U.S. Empire with third world status. This coup is also a baby of Wall Street and the Koch brothers.

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Dispatch From Post-Coup Brazil - September 2, 2016 - Leo Gonçalves - CounterPunch.org

"The coup of August 31, 2016 marks the end of a country. And its consequences are not limited to within the borders of Brazil. Prepare yourselves to witness the erosion of recently established fragile democracies throughout the world."

Glenn Greenwald on Rousseff's impeachment and the potential US involvement - June 3, 2016 - YouTube video

Washington Launches Its Attack Against BRICS - Dr Paul Craig Roberts - April 22, 2016

BRICS Under Attack: The Empire Strikes Back In Brazil - March 22, 2016 - Eric Draitser - GlobalResearch.ca

Wall Street’s New Man in Brazil: The Forces Behind Dilma Rousseff’s Impeachment - May 26, 2016 - José L. FLores - CounterPunch.org


#4

If you're the head of your country and you are powerless to prevent a peaceful, pseudo-legal coup then you deserved to be told to leave and enjoy retirement.


#5

Interesting response. - Does it then follow that, if you're the head of your country; and, you are powerless to prevent yourself being assassinated; then, you deserved to be assassinated?